Monthly Archives: October 2017

South Lakes Single Handed Regatta 4-5 November

SLMASC_70th_LogoSouth Lake Macquarie ASC are running their Zhik sponsored Single Handed (and Invited Dinghy) Regatta on 4-5 November.

They will be racing Standard, Radial and 4.7s along with other classes.

The Notice of Race with entry arrangements is HERE.

SLMASC is a great club and a great sailing venue who are always very supportive of our class

Coast Championship GSC October 2017 Results

GSC_LogoThe final results of the Coasts at Gosford Sailing Club 21-22 October 2017 are linked below.




There are some great photos from the first day taken by Jane Humphris which you can see HERE.

If you would like the full sized jpg  of any photo then contact Jane at

Brett Beyer current World Masters Champion was the Standard Rig winner

Brett Beyer current World Masters Champion was the Standard Rig winner

Coast Championship 21-22 October

GSC_LogoThe Coast Championship is set to roll on the weekend of 21st and 22nd October at Gosford Sailing Club.

The Notice of Race for the event is HERE SI’s are HERE and you can place entries online HERE.

Notice there was an earlier posting of SI’s which included a 1A mark. This mark will now not be used the change is covered by the Notice to Competitors HERE.

Gosford Sailing Club is a great social club with relatively uncrowded sailing waters and only a short drive up the freeway from Sydney.

There is good local accommodation around Gosford and out to the coast at places like Terrigal and Avoca. Or from Sydney you can drive in/drive out if you like to sleep at home. Go to your favourite accommodation site or click links below for places to stay.

Laser Membership is due for renewal for the new season.

You can most conveniently do that online HERE or at the Coasts on Saturday 21st October.

District Membership qualifies you to enter any District, National or International Laser event. Our annual fee ($40 and $20 for under 21 y.o.) is partly used to affiliate with the International Laser Association and the more members we have the more places we get for the limited entry ILCA International  Laser events.

Balmain Regatta Australia’s Richest Laser Race

BalmainSC_logoThe Balmain regatta is on 29th October with the 4.7 the first to start at from 12.00. Start times and handicaps to be decided on the day based on the wind forecast.

Last year 2016 Gold Medalist Tom Burton won, but who will win this years Balmain Regatta? A 168-year-old Sydney harbour tradition continues on the 29th of October, offering a total prize pool of $800. $200 for each division winner, and a bonus $200 for the leader at the half way mark.

The course will feature a  fixed start between Cockatoo Island and Balmain Sailing Club to a mark off Snapper Island, to mark off Spectacle Island to Mark near entrance of Lane Cove River to mark off Goat Island then back to fixed line between Cockatoo Island and Balmain Sailing Club.

Where to rig:  Easiest rigging area is at Hunters Hill Sailing Club.

Post race party:  Limited space is available to lift Lasers on to floating dock at BSC. Best to pack up boats then drive around for the traditional Balmain Regatta Boats, Band and BBQ party

Address: Water Street Balmain

How to enter. and follow directions to regatta entry.

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